Yearly Archives: 2012

Santa Scheduled to Arrive at Airport

Posted on: December 21, 2012

Date:  December 21, 2012 Unnamed sources report that Santa Claus will be at Wichita Mid-Continent Airport Saturday through Monday. The source, who wishes to remain anonymous, reports that Santa’s schedule at ICT is: Saturday, December 22, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Sunday, December 23, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday, December 24, 10:00 a.m. –… Read More

United to Begin Nonstop Service to LAX

Posted on: December 19, 2012

December 19, 2012 Beginning May 2, travelers from Wichita Mid-Continent Airport will be able to enjoy daily, nonstop United Airlines’ service to Los Angeles International Airport, Wichita’s fourth top passenger market.  United operates approximately 200 peak-day departures from LAX, including service to many destinations throughout the west, Hawaii and Asia.  Connections to points beyond LAX… Read More

Christmas Carolers at Mid-Continent Airport

Posted on: December 3, 2012

Date:  December 3, 2012 Beginning Friday, Dec. 7 through Thursday, Dec. 20, vocal and instrumental groups from area schools and churches will entertain travelers at Mid-Continent Airport with the sounds of the holiday season.  The schedule of performances follows: December 7 11:15 a.m. Northfield School of the Liberal Arts December 7 1:30 p.m. Hamilton Middle… Read More

American Airlines Hosts Snowball Express Flight

Posted on: November 29, 2012

Date:  November 29, 2012 Media are invited to attend a charitable holiday event for family members of men and women who have died during military service.  The event will be held on Friday, Nov. 30 at Mid-Continent Airport. The event, called “Snowball Express,” flies local spouses and children of “fallen military heroes” to a charitable… Read More

Southwest Airlines Begins Service June 2

Posted on: November 19, 2012

Date:  November 19, 2012 The long-awaited, much-anticipated announcement has finally arrived.  At a press conference today in Wichita, Southwest Airlines announced that the airline will start service at Wichita Mid-Continent Airport on June 2, 2013.  Southwest’s initial service will be with flights to three markets: 2 daily flights to Dallas Love Field 2 daily flights… Read More

Travel Advice for the Holidays

Posted on: November 15, 2012

Date:  November 15, 2012 The Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays are among the busiest travel times of the year.  To minimize the hassle factor and streamline the screening process, follow these helpful travel tips. Airport/Airline Tips Based on the loads reported by the airlines, the busiest days will be on Friday, November 16, and Sunday, November… Read More

K-State Offering Bowl Game Charter from Wichita

Posted on: November 14, 2012

Date:  November 15, 2012 The K-State Alumni Association will offer the Official University Travel Package options out of Wichita Mid-Continent Airport for the Wildcats’ bowl game this year.  The destination of the game will be known after the game on December 2.  A minimum number of passengers are required to operate the charter.  The Airport… Read More

Final Honor Flight of 2012 Scheduled Oct. 17-19

Posted on: October 16, 2012

Date:  October 16, 2012 The last Kansas Honor Flight for the year will depart at 6:30 a.m on Wednesday, Oct. 17 on AirTran flight #316, leaving from Wichita Mid-Continent Airport.  There will be 16 veterans and 16 guardians on this flight.  These vets will travel to Washington, DC. to visit the War Memorials erected to… Read More

New Terminal Begins Construction

Posted on: October 8, 2012

Date:  October 8, 2012 The new terminal building officially begins construction tomorrow. Initial work will involve demolishing existing infrastructure within the footprint of the building and begin excavation for the building and its foundations. Steel is expected to begin erection next March, with full enclosure of the building occurring approximately one year later. The new… Read More

Honor Flight Heads to Washington

Posted on: September 25, 2012

Date:  September 25, 2010 A group of 29 World War II veterans will leave Wichita Mid-Continent Airport on Wednesday headed to Washington, DC.  During the three-day trip they will visit the WWII Memorial, Korean Memorial, and Vietnam Memorial Wall. In addition they plan to see museums, the Iwo Jima Memorial, Arlington National Cemetery, the Tomb of the… Read More

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